How to open .pcap file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .pcap file. The full name of the file is Packet Capture Data. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Wireshark.

.pcap file extension (Packet Capture Data)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files Wireshark Packet Capture Data
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Programs using this file extension: .pcap
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Wireshark
  • Netresec NetworkMiner
  • WinDump
MAC OS
MAC
  • Wireshark
Linux
Linux
  • Wireshark
  • Netresec NetworkMiner
  • tcpdump


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